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Old 07-10-2020, 11:28 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by 1bluefin View Post
This is not a good time of year to fish for lake trout at least for catch and release . They will fill up with air in their blatter coming from the depths and will not be able to descend to the depths of their preferred temperature range . Even if you want to eat them you better hope they are of legal length. They will just float on top of the water when you release them. Some will poke them with a syringe to let the air out, Iím not an expert on that procedure.
Any cold water fish you pull up right now is as good as dead anyway, our water temps are near all time high right now.

Like you said, itís really not the time to be trout fishing.
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